Penford Food Ingredients, Inc., has appointed Michael Buttshaw as vice president, sales and marketing, a new position that reports to company president John Randall.

Buttshaw joined the Centennial, Colo.-based company from DSM Food Specialties, where he was vice president, sales. Prior to DSM, he spent more than 20 years at Hormel Foods, where he progressed through regional sales positions to national sales and marketing manager for the Specialty Products Division, a diverse portfolio of specialty ingredients.

“Penford Food Ingredients is experiencing great momentum with innovative products for diverse applications and industry sectors,” Randall says. “Michael’s success building sales and sales teams in highly competitive market segments squares exactly with our focus on taking our business to the next level.”
Buttshaw received his B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn. He also has an M.M.I certification from the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and has completed an executive certificate program from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in Chicago.